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Corning, California - Basic Facts

The City of Corning had a population of 7,791 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Corning is located at latitude 39.9282 and longitude -122.182 in Tehama County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corning (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tehama County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 276 feet.

The City of Corning (GNIS ID: 2410231) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Corning is located within Corning CCD of Tehama County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corning population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Corning, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,791
Daytime Population: Workers 2,602
Daytime Population: Residents 4,970
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,572
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 7,768
Population in Familes 6,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 2,195
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $35,505
Average Household Income $45,343
Per Capita Income $15,474


Total Housing Units 2,908 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,274 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,354 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $188,153
Average Home Value $193,897


Total Households 2,629
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,841
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% 0.3%
Households -0.01% 0.18%
Families -0.05% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Corning, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corning to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 542 64th
Population Density # 577 62nd
Diversity Index # 496 67th
Median Household Income # 1344 11th
Per Capita Income # 1350 11th

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